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Stamford Fire Father’s Project Honors His Daughters By Insipring Students Through Art

The father of the children killed in the Christmas day fire in Stamford is channeling his energy into a project which has helped him cope with losing his three daughters.

08/02/2013

Matthew Badger with his daughters (credit: Lily Sarah Grace Fund)

Stamford Fire Father Wants Kids Remembered With Donations To Dyslexia Fund

The father of the children killed in the Christmas day fire in Stamford a year ago today has shared his reflections and how he wants them remembered.

12/25/2012

Matthew Badger at the funeral for his daughters in Manhattan - Jan. 5, 2012 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Stamford Fire Father Apologizes For Comments, Puts New Energy Into Dyslexia Fund

Haunted by his response during a magazine interview now out on newsstands, Matthew Badger, father of the three children killed in the Christmas day fire in Stamford has apologized.

12/07/2012

The Badger Sisters (credit: Lily Sarah Grace Fund)

Stamford Fire Father Honors Daughters By Raising Money For Schools

When the fire claimed the lives of his three girls in Stamford on Christmas of 2011, Matthew Badger says his heart broke into a thousand pieces.

09/10/2012

Matthew and Madonna Badger watch as the caskets carrying the bodies of their three daughters arrive for funeral services on Jan. 5, 2012. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Madonna Badger Speaks Out About Fatal Christmas Day Fire In Stamford

Badger said that the bag of ashes didn’t seem dangerous because her boyfriend, Michael Borcina, ran his hands over them before putting them on top of a plastic bin in a mudroom.

06/21/2012

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Mother Files Notice Of Intent To Sue Stamford Over Fatal Christmas Fire

The mother of the three children killed in a Christmas morning fire has filed a notice of intent to sue the city of Stamford, WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported. Her parents were also killed in the fire.

06/01/2012

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Insurance Co. Says Contractor ‘Misrepresented’ Work Before Deadly Stamford Christmas Fire

Utica First Insurance Co. argues in a lawsuit filed this week in New York that Michael Borcina misrepresented the number of employees with his company, Tiberias Construction, its sales and payroll, and size and type of work performed.

04/26/2012

Madonna And Matthew Badger embrace shortly before the funeral for their daughters on Jan. 5, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Father Of Girls Killed In Stamford Christmas Fire Embarks On Mission Of Remembrance

It’s difficult for Matthew Badger to deal with the loss of his three darling daughters, but he’s turning his heartbreak into hope by helping other young children.

04/24/2012

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Deadly Stamford Christmas Fire Police Report To Be Turned Over To State’s Attorney

Three sisters and their grandparents died in the fire. The girls’ mother, Madonna Badger and her boyfriend Michael Borcina, survived. Investigators determined the fire was started by improperly discarded fireplace embers.

02/14/2012

Matthew and Madonna Badger watch as the caskets carrying the bodies of their three daughters arrive for funeral services on Jan. 5, 2012. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Report: Matthew Badger May Sue Michael Borcina Over Deadly Christmas Day Fire

In January, officials in Connecticut were scrutinizing the circumstances of the blaze, trying to determine if it was just a horrible accident or a crime.

02/13/2012

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Officials Meet With State’s Attorney, Have Preliminary Talks On Deadly Stamford Christmas Fire

Was it just a horrible accident, or a crime? That’s what police and prosecutors were trying to figure out Friday in Connecticut as they began putting the horrendous Christmas Day fire under a legal microscope.

01/27/2012

Madonna And Matthew Badger embrace shortly before the funeral for their daughters on Jan. 5, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Exclusive: Questions Arise On Whereabouts Of Stamford Xmas Fire Smoke Detectors, Extinguishers

As Stamford police investigate, they’re trying to answer a key question: were battery-operated smoke alarms and several fire extinguishers removed from the home sometime before the fire?

01/25/2012

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Stamford Fire Dept. Releases Audiotapes In Deadly Christmas Blaze

The family of the victims who died in the tragic Christmas day fire in Stamford are reaching out to the countless strangers who have been sending their condolences.

12/29/2011